Belgian Ale Yeast WLP550
White Labs Belgian Ale Yeast (WLP550) is a very expressive strain producing phenol forward flavors and aromas that are reminiscent of clove, allspice, and peppercorns. It has a medium to high alcohol tolerance.
WLP550 Belgian Ale Yeast is POF+ meaning that it will contribute phenolic characteristics to finished products.
Due to the medium to high alcohol tolerance this strain is ideal for many classic Belgian Styles including Saisons, Witbiers, Blondes, and Browns. It is also a great choice for your next Belgian Dark Strong Ale, Belgian Table Bier, Biere de Garde, Dubbel, and Tripel.
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium-High (8-12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature: 68 - 78F